Top 5 Working from Home Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Businesses

With the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of employees had to head home and do work from there. Even with more companies opening up, there are a lot of people who will continue to work remotely. While there are a lot of benefits that come with this, there are also some potential risks.

Working from Home Cybersecurity Tips

Companies that want to let some of their employees work remotely need to consider some of the cybersecurity risks that can happen. From the type of computers that are used, working with a VPN, and even working through email security, the right steps can keep you safe and protect the personal information of your customers. 

Remote work can be beneficial to your company and to your employees, giving them more of the freedom that they need. Some of the ways that you can improve the cybersecurity of your remote business include:

Top 5 Working from Home Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Businesses

1. Issue Company Controlled Devices

When it is possible, your company needs to issue all of their remote workers with laptops and mobile phones that are company-controlled, ones that are used exclusively for work. If you need to make a quick switch to some employees working remotely, then they may need to work on their own devices to start. But change them out when you can. 

These devices are important if your employees tend to work with confidential or personally identifiable data. You can also choose to ask the employees to sign up for any personal device they use for work into a mobile device management service that you provide. This gives a bit more control and some of the security that you need.

Your employees are going to need to do a lot of work remotely to help them get things done. Having the right device will matter. Whether you give them a device or let them use their own personal device, you will need to have the right security measures in place.

2. VPN Provisioning

The security of your network is so important, no matter where your employees work. But it becomes even more important when your employees are working remotely. A VPN can help make this a little bit easier.

With a VPN, your employees and yourself are able to search online anonymously. This will make it harder for others to find out what you are doing and makes it less likely that an attack will happen against you. A good VPN will remove a lot of the risks of being online because it can securely tunnel corporate traffic under a layer of encryption.

The best part is that these VPN services are not expensive and you can roll them out to all employees. You do need to pick a good VPN provider who will keep you safe. Consider one with high security on it, one that has multi-factor authentication to keep you and everyone else safe.

3. Consider Email Security

You need to have some email security protocols in place for employees when they work remotely. There is likely to be a need for emails to communicate, especially when people work at different times. Sharing sensitive information through emails is never a good idea and can risk a hacker gaining access to places they should not.

Consider educating your staff on proper email use with anything done within the company. Remind them about phishing attempts to steal their information and go through some of the company policies on sending secure information to those who are not in a secure location, such as at an open Wi-Fi location.

Let employees know to double-check before clicking on a link and to be careful when they get an email that looks suspicious. Have certain protocols in place for sending information between employees so it is less likely that the phishing scheme will happen.

4. Enforce Good Password Protocols

Passwords can be so important when your employees are online and need to get into some of their work. You need to have some stringent rules in place to ensure that your employees are not using weak passwords that will allow a hacker to walk right in. Passwords are one of your first lines of defense so they need to be secure.

Educating your employees on how to pick strong passwords is the first step. Some companies take it a step further and set up guidelines that must be met before a password is accepted by the system. This can give you some extra precautions as well.

You can choose just how strong the passwords can be. Some good rules to follow include:

● Have a mixture of letters (both uppercase and lowercase), numbers, and special characters. 

● Do not pick a password that has anything to do with your name or other personally identifiable information. 

● Do not share passwords with more than one account. 

● Consider multi-factor authentication to make it harder to get onto the system without approval. 

● Require that the password is changed frequently to make it harder for a hacker to get onto the system.

If employees are concerned about remembering their passwords, you can recommend a good password manager to make it a little bit easier. This will store the passwords for the employees and can make it easy to log into their work accounts, even when they work with a password that is difficult to remember.

5. Keeping Your Data Secure with Remote Workers

Allowing your employees to work remotely can be beneficial. It opens the door for more employee satisfaction and can help you find more of the employees that you need because they can work from anywhere. Having the right security protocols in place will make it easier for you to keep your data safe and hackers out.

There are a number of different options that you can use. Having a comprehensive plan ahead of time will make a world of difference. Come up with the plan, follow the steps above, and educate your employees to make sure that you are on the same page when it comes to cybersecurity while your employees work remotely.

COMMENTS

/fa-youtube/ Latest Tech Videos!

Name

25PP,2,3G,3,4G,4,Absinthe,5,Adobe Flash,3,Ads,21,Affiliate Marketing,9,AliExpress,1,Amazon,53,Amazon Phone,1,Amazon Tablet,7,AMD,5,Android,251,Android 10,2,Android 11,2,Android 12,2,Android 6,3,Android 7,4,Android 8,9,Android 9,4,Android APK,35,Android Apps,124,Android Auto,3,Android Games,20,Android GApps,3,Android Gingerbread,2,Android Ice Cream Sandwich,8,Android Jelly Bean,21,Android KitKat,12,Android Lollipop,10,Android Marshmallow,3,Android N,5,Android Nougat‬,5,Android O,7,Android Oreo,8,Android P,2,Android PC Suites,1,Android Pie,3,Android Q,2,Android R,2,Android SDK,9,Android TV,10,Android USB Drivers,2,Android Wear,10,Angry Birds,6,Anti Virus,18,App Developer,46,Apple,735,Apple CarPlay,1,Apple Pay,2,Apple Store,19,Apple TV,109,Apple Watch,69,Apps,129,ARM,2,Asus,2,ATT,7,Baidu,2,Battery,2,Bill Gates,2,Bing,16,Bitcoin,25,Bittorrent,5,BlackBerry,11,BlackBerry App,3,Blockchain,17,Blogger,45,Blogs,77,Bluetooh,7,Business,483,BuySellAds,1,Call Center,7,Camera,7,Cars,16,CCTV,1,Certifications,17,China Mobile,3,Chrome,26,Chrome OS,6,ChromeBook,2,ChromeBox,2,Chromium,4,CISPA,1,Cloud,36,CMS,6,Communication,20,Computer,76,Cortana,1,Credit Cards,9,CRM,12,Cryptocurrency,26,Currency,22,Cyberbullying,7,Cydia,47,Cydia Apps,11,Cydia Tweaks,11,Debit Cards,6,Developers,66,Digital Camera,8,Digital Marketing,374,Digital Signage,3,Disqus,1,DMCA,1,Doodle,1,DOS,1,Downgrade,16,Dropbox,1,Drupal,3,Earn Money Online,63,EarPods,1,eCommerce,48,Electra,6,Electronic Arts,1,Emulator,5,Encryption,2,Entrepreneurs,100,eReader,4,eSignature,1,Ethereum,7,Evasi0n,16,eWallet,8,Facebook,137,Facebook Ads,13,Facebook Apps,19,Facebook Credits,4,Facebook Developers,4,Facebook Like,8,Facebook Marketing,14,Facebook Messenger,5,Facebook Pages,9,Facebook Photos,2,Facebook Stocks,2,FacePAD,1,FaceTime,2,FileSonic,2,Firefox Add-Ons,2,Firefox OS,2,Fitbit,1,Foursquare,1,FP,18,Framaroot,4,Free Stuff,27,Gadgets,209,Galaxy Nexus,2,Galaxy S-Voice,2,Game of Thrones,1,Games,64,Gaming Console,12,Gaming Laptops,13,GApps,2,GearBest,6,Gifts,6,Gmail,13,Google,253,Google +1,10,Google Ads,5,Google Adsense,3,Google Adwords,5,Google Analytics,1,Google Apps,11,Google Earth,2,Google Fit,2,Google Glass,8,Google IO Conference,4,Google Map,7,Google Music,2,Google Nexus,13,Google Nexus Player,1,Google Panda,1,Google Penguins,1,Google Play Edition,1,Google Play Store,18,Google Plus,17,Google Plus Pages,6,Google Search,43,Google TV,5,Google Voice,6,Google Wallet,1,Google+,16,Google+ App,1,Google+ Pages,6,Graphic Design,11,GreenPois0n,28,Groupon,6,GSM,3,Guest Posts,10,h3lix,2,Hack,90,Hackintosh,4,Hard Disk,14,Hard Drive,17,HDD,16,Headsets,8,HealthVault,1,Home Automation,14,Honor,1,Hootsuite,1,Hostgator,2,Hotspot Shield,1,HP,2,HTC,16,HTC One,6,HTML5,16,HTTPS,3,Huawei,4,Huawei Honor,3,Hyper-V,4,IBM,2,iCloud,31,iGoogle,2,iMac,10,Infographic,198,Instagram,19,Intel,8,Internet,495,Internet Explorer,18,Internet IPOs,1,Internet Marketing,181,Internet Protocols,4,iOS,459,iOS 10,21,iOS 11,28,iOS 12,31,iOS 13,20,iOS 14,25,iOS 15,5,iOS 4,1,iOS 5,17,iOS 5.0.1,5,iOS 5.1,9,iOS 5.1.1,12,iOS 5.2,1,iOS 5.2.1,1,iOS 6,73,iOS 6.0.1,13,iOS 6.0.2,5,iOS 6.1,21,iOS 6.1.1,3,iOS 6.1.2,4,iOS 6.1.3,7,iOS 6.1.4,4,iOS 6.1.5,2,iOS 6.1.6,2,iOS 7,58,iOS 7.0.1,2,iOS 7.0.2,2,iOS 7.0.3,1,iOS 7.0.4,2,iOS 7.0.5,1,iOS 7.0.6,5,iOS 7.1,25,iOS 7.1.1,6,iOS 7.1.2,6,iOS 8,60,iOS 8.0.1,5,iOS 8.0.2,5,iOS 8.1,12,iOS 8.1.1,2,iOS 8.1.2,1,iOS 8.1.3,1,iOS 8.2,6,iOS 8.3,5,iOS 8.4,10,iOS 8.4.1,4,iOS 9,33,iOS 9.0.1,1,iOS 9.0.2,1,iOS 9.1,6,iOS 9.2,2,iOS 9.2.1,2,iOS 9.3,3,iOS 9.3.1,2,iOS 9.3.2,4,iOS 9.3.3,4,iOS 9.3.4,2,iOS 9.3.5,2,iOS Apps,90,iOS Beta,24,iOS Games,19,IP,3,iPad,426,iPad 2,54,iPad 3,47,iPad 3G,1,iPad 4,9,iPad Air,4,iPad Apps,32,iPad Mini,29,iPad Mini 2,2,iPad Siri,4,iPadOS,50,iPhone,486,iPhone 3G,52,iPhone 3GS,6,iPhone 4,63,iPhone 4S,67,iPhone 5,33,iPhone 5C,4,iPhone 5S,14,iPhone 6,31,iPhone 6 Plus,9,iPhone 7,2,iPhone Apps,32,iPhone Siri,7,IPO,3,iPod,397,iPod Apps,18,IPv4,1,IPv5,1,IPv6,1,iShower,1,iShower Speaker,1,IT,2,iTunes,196,Jailbreak,135,Jailbreak Tools,43,Jitterbug Touch,1,Joomla,5,Kaspersky,1,Keyboards,3,Keylogger,2,Kindle,9,Kindle Fire,3,Kingo,2,KingRoot,1,Laptop,76,Lasers,1,Launchers,3,Lava,1,LCD,2,Legal,5,Lenovo,2,Lenovo ThinkPad,1,LG,9,LiberiOS,2,Lightning Cables,1,Link Building,4,LinkedIn,4,Linux,13,Lockerz,1,Logitech,1,Lync Desk Phones,1,Mac,231,Mac Mini,4,Mac OS X,202,MacBook,10,MacBook Air,16,MacBook Pro,16,Macintosh,7,macOS,104,macOS 10.12,9,macOS 10.13,9,macOS 10.14,8,macOS 10.15,9,macOS 11,14,macOS 12,3,macOS Beta,5,macOS Big Sur,14,macOS Catalina,9,macOS High Sierra,9,macOS Mojave,8,macOS Monterey,3,macOS Server,3,macOS Sierra,9,Magento,3,Mambo,3,Maps,9,Mark Zuckerberg,2,Marketing,143,Marketplace,3,Meego,2,Megaupload,1,Meizu,1,Micromax,1,Microsoft,206,Microsoft Office,40,Microsoft SharePoint,1,Microsoft Surface,3,Microsoft Surface Pro,2,MIUI,3,Mobile,761,Mobile App Developers,37,Mobile Apps,215,Mobile Broadband,1,Mobile OS,32,Mortgage,1,Moto X,1,Motorola,6,Mouse,3,Movies,1,Mozilla Firefox,16,Music,18,MySpace,2,Nasdaq,1,Net Meeting,1,Nexus,7,NFC,1,Nikon,1,Nintendo,4,Nintendo 3DS,3,Nokia,31,Nokia Belle,2,Nokia Lumia,8,Nokia Normandy,1,Nokia Store,2,Nokia X,6,Notebook,1,Nuance,1,Office 2010,9,Office 2013,3,Office 2016,13,Office 2021,1,Office 365,10,OnePlus,1,Open Graph,1,Open Source,1,Opensn0w,1,Opera,6,Opera Mini,2,Operating System,93,Oppo,1,Oracle,2,Orkut,1,OS,47,OS X 10.10,65,OS X 10.10.1,6,OS X 10.10.2,9,OS X 10.10.3,10,OS X 10.10.4,6,OS X 10.10.5,4,OS X 10.11,25,OS X 10.11.1,3,OS X 10.11.2,2,OS X 10.11.3,2,OS X 10.11.4,2,OS X 10.11.5,3,OS X 10.11.6,2,OS X 10.8,2,OS X 10.9,37,OS X 10.9.1,2,OS X 10.9.2,5,OS X 10.9.3,12,OS X 10.9.4,7,OS X 10.9.5,5,OS X El Capitan,23,OS X Mavericks,40,OS X Mountain Lion,17,OS X SDK,9,OS X Server,48,OS X Server 3,5,OS X Server 4,15,OS X Server 5,9,OS X Yosemite,60,Outlook,13,Ovi,2,Ovi Store,1,P0sixspwn,1,P2P,1,PageRank,2,Pangu,11,Payments,22,Payoneer,2,PayPal,4,PDF,8,Personalization,1,PhotoBox,1,Photography,8,Picnik,1,Pinterest,2,PIPA,2,Piracy,3,PlayStation,6,PlayStation 4,4,Pocophone,2,Pod2g,2,Podcasts,2,Powerpoint,2,PP,2,Printers,10,Privacy,130,Programming,42,Projectors,3,PS4,4,PUBG,1,Python,1,QMobile,1,QMobile Noir,1,RAM,2,Redsn0w,23,Remote Access,8,Root Android,37,Rovio Mobile,4,S-Voice,2,Safari,42,Samsung,58,Samsung Galaxy,30,Schemer,1,Search Engine,79,Search Engine Marketing,77,Search Engine Results,54,Seas0nPass,2,Secure Socket Layer,3,Security,157,Selfie,1,SEM,72,SEO,138,SEO Tools,16,SERP,2,Server,12,Shopping,88,Signage,1,Sileo,2,SIM Card,2,Siri,12,SkyDrive,3,Skype,5,SlideShare,1,Small Business,433,Smart TV,4,Smart Watch,7,Smartphones,707,SMM,10,SMO,16,Sn0wbreeze,5,SnapChat,3,Social Media,139,Social Media Marketing,102,Social Media Optimization,67,Social Media Tools,12,Social Networking,193,Software,335,Sony,19,Sony Ericsson,5,Sony VAIO,1,Sony Xperia,3,SOPA,2,Speakers,3,Sprint,2,Spyware,2,SSD,16,SSL,2,Startups,281,Statistics,23,Stock,3,Stock Photography,4,Stock Photos,3,Storage,26,Store,46,Swift,12,Swype,1,Symbian,8,T-Mobile,4,Tablets,595,TaiG,5,TechGlobeX,3,TechGlobeX.net,1,Technology,294,Telephone,1,Television,8,Templates,5,TinyUmbrella,2,Tools,212,Torrent,4,Toshiba,2,Toshiba Satellite,1,TuneUp Utilities,1,TV,11,tvOS,57,Twitter,19,TypePad,3,Ubuntu,6,Ultrasn0w,1,Unlock,43,USB Debugging,2,uTorrent,5,Verizon,4,Video Marketing,15,Video Optimization,18,Videos,51,Vimeo,1,Virtualization,12,Virus,10,Visual Studio,3,Vlogging,3,Vlogs,3,Vodafone,2,Voice Call,20,VoIP,16,VPN,22,Wallpapers,1,Walmart,2,watchOS,66,Wearables,14,Web,231,Web Browser,30,Web Browser Plugins,5,Web Design,44,Web Development,73,Web Domains,16,Web Hosting,34,Web Servers,22,Western Digital,1,WhatsApp,6,Whited00r,1,WiFi,6,WiFi Calling,4,WiFi Hotspots,6,Windows,169,Windows 10,21,Windows 10 Enterprise,2,Windows 10 Mobile,1,Windows 10 Pro,2,Windows 10 Server,3,Windows 11,1,Windows 7,33,Windows 8,48,Windows 8 Pro,3,Windows 8 RT,3,Windows 8.1,6,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,1,Windows 9,4,Windows Apps,4,Windows Live,3,Windows Live Essentials,5,Windows Live Messenger,6,Windows Media Center,1,Windows Mobile,19,Windows Phone,47,Windows Phone 10,1,Windows Phone 7,10,Windows Phone 7.5,5,Windows Phone 8,9,Windows Phone 8.1,1,Windows Phone Apps,1,Windows Phone Mango,3,Windows Phone SDK,1,Windows Server,7,Windows Server 2012,2,Windows Server 2016,2,Windows Server 2019,1,Windows Server 2022,1,Windows Server 8,1,Windows Vista,5,Windows XP,6,Wireless,4,Wordpress,52,Wordpress Plugins,6,Wordpress Themes,9,WWDC,65,Xbox,6,Xbox 360,6,Xbox One,3,Xcode,83,Xiaomi,8,Yahoo,15,Yalu,3,YouTube,17,Zong,1,ZTE,1,Zune,2,Zynga,1,
ltr
item
TechGlobeX: Top 5 Working from Home Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Businesses
Top 5 Working from Home Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Businesses
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9gj7vbLMR5s/YTTuaGs8BDI/AAAAAAAAS-Q/89YK_RClcjQm3XWy2qwHqZnxgu1Y2-qvACLcBGAsYHQ/s16000/Working%2Bfrom%2BHome%2BCybersecurity%2BTips.jpg
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9gj7vbLMR5s/YTTuaGs8BDI/AAAAAAAAS-Q/89YK_RClcjQm3XWy2qwHqZnxgu1Y2-qvACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/Working%2Bfrom%2BHome%2BCybersecurity%2BTips.jpg
TechGlobeX
https://www.techglobex.net/2021/09/working-from-home-cybersecurity-tips.html
https://www.techglobex.net/
https://www.techglobex.net/
https://www.techglobex.net/2021/09/working-from-home-cybersecurity-tips.html
true
6015647009126982431
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not Found Any Posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel Reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RELATED ARTICLES: TOPIC ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not Found Any Post Match With Your Request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Just Now 1 Minute Ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 Hour Ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago More Than 5 Weeks Ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share To A Social Network STEP 2: Click The Link On Your Social Network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content